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From Appennini to Appalachi: Oral Histories of Italian Americans in the Appalachian Coalfields
A Research Presentation by Enrico Grammaroli, Visiting Scholar in Residence and Ph.D. Candidate from Tor Vergata, University of Rome
This talk will examine an understudied aspect of the great migration - the movement of 200,000 Italians to the Appalachian coalfields between the end of the 19th century and WWII. The talk will consider their impact and oral histories.
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.